Indigenous Public Health Training (IPH)

Explore Canada’s only Indigenous Public Health professional development opportunity at UBC’s Faculty of Medicine.

The Indigenous Public Health Training Institutes equip Indigenous community members and scholars with the necessary skills to address public health issues in Indigenous communities. One-week intensive courses are offered toward the completion of the Graduate Certificate or Certificate (non-credit) in Indigenous Public Health, or courses can be taken individually.

Indigenous Public Health Summer Institute 2024 – Applications are now OPEN! Application deadline has been extended to June 10th, 2024.

IPH Summer will be held: August 19th -23rd, 2024 in person at UBC Vancouver

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The courses for the IPH Summer Institute we will be offering:

  • SPPH 578 (1.5 graduate level credits) 
  • Social Determinants of Indigenous Health 
  • 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM PST
  • SPPH 576 (1.5 graduate level credits) 
  • Introduction to Indigenous Health Research Ethics 
  • 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM PST

If you have any questions or concerns, or if you want to if this class is for you or discuss Credit vs. Non-Credit options, please email:

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If you’re unsure of eligibility, require support with your application or have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us:

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